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is defiant as police investigate the weekend fire that targeted his law offices. joe vasquez with the mayor declaring he won't be intimidated. joe? >> reporter: you can see the damage on the law office behind me, and now we're learning of yet another arson fire reported today just a few blocks away. the new fire at a storage facility behind the village cocktail lounge was called in just after 6:00 this morning. investigators say it appears that the arsonist successfully torched the shed outback, destroying the contents, and see the torch marks on the windowsills? that appears to be another arson attempt at another store next door at a strip mall, but that attempt failed. the new fire is three blocks away from the fire that ripped through the law offices of vallejo mayor osby davis on saturday morning. police are not sure whether the two arsons are related. in the immediate aftermath of saturday's fire, mayor davis had tears streaming down his cheeks. >> whatever attempts are necessary to identify and arrest the persons responsible for this malicious, cowardly act, i'm sure they will do. >>
and they are required to charge a dime for each one. the law kicks off for restaurants and bakeries next year. >>> here in the bay area, you are encouraged to try to take transportation or try to carpool and today marks the third spare the air day of the season. >>> sal is checking in to make sure everything is running on time, sal? >>> that is right, so far we are starting the morning off on time with all the bart trains. it is a very nice looking drive, if you are coming up to the toll plaza, no major problems getting into the city. that traffic looks good on highway 17. let's go to steve. >>> maybe around daily city, passive can, i don't think it has much of a chance with it being the fog. we start with 50s for some and 40s for others. yesterday's highs, the city 8 . concord 900 and without the north eat wind and -- northeast wind and we have -- wind and we have antioch, livermore downtown oakland, they are still on the warm side. no breeze at all, west at 7, there is a tiny component with that northeast wind. high pressure controls one more day and the little low is spinning a week to 10 days and t
's mayor is speaking out tonight after an emotional weekend. someone torched his law office on saturday. the fbi is expected to investigate the fire as a possible act of domestic terrorism. jodi hernandez joins us in vallejo this evening with details. >> reporter: good evening. the mayor has faced a lot of challenges since taking office but nothing rises to this level. you can see the damage caused when an arsonist set fire to the mayor's private law office over the weekend. today mayor davis spoke for the first time about the torching calling it malicious and cowardly. >> although i believe that the last criminal act is part of an escalating attempt to intimidate me, let me make it very, very clear. it has failed. >> reporter: a defiant vallejo mayor says he went let saturday morning's arson fire that destroyed his private law office steer him off course but davis believes the torching was political. >> i will say that the number of acts of vandalism which i have been subjected to over the recent past causes me to believe that this incident is related to my position as mayor. >> report
for the blast. >>> laying down the law. today, the supreme court kicking off its new term of the slate of crucial and controversial decisions in the works. on the docket, affirmative action and considering race for college admissions, voting rights and deciding to require federal oversight with a state of voting discrimination. the nine supreme court justices will consider a variety of challenges to the defense of marriage act. the law states that the federal government will only recognize traditional marriages. that means no federal benefits, even where same-sex marriage is legal. >> same-sex couples are denied hundreds of different rights and benefits that are provided to married different-sex couples under federal law. >> the last term supreme court decisions paving the way for the affordable care acts and arizona's new immigration law. >>> now to decision 2012. this morning, debate prep for president obama and mitt romney who are getting ready for the first faceoff on wednesday. trac tracie potts has a look. >> reporter: the president is preparing to face mitt romney in denver on w
as an expert. we put their health in their hands. >> and now a new law aims to have more parents talking to their pediatricians, before attending law or daycare, they are required to get certain vaccinations. you can opt out by filing that new exemption. the new law makes it a bit tougher. talking to a licensed health care practitioner. >> we want them to get the real facts rather than the things you'll hear from the internet or friends and family, without having both sides presented to them. while he is pleased with the new law, he is also surprised at the last moment that the governor added an exemption, religion. parents with the religious beliefs are ruling out the vaccinations don't need to jump through the hoops. >> perhaps with a new inception added to the bill will not be as effective. >> even so this new mom thinks it's a good idea. >> your relationship with your pediatricians and the partnership. >> cbs5, health watch. >>> today for many of you was the warmest day that you have had so far this year. wait until you see the changes coming up in your forecast. we'll have your fore
. >> reporter: today he showed a face of resolve. he did say that his law office has been the target of vandalism in the past, specifically rocks thrown through the windows. the mayor clearly believes its some kind of message of intimidation. >> let me make it very, very clear. it has failed. i am nowt not now, nor will i ever be, intimidated by such cowardly acts of conduct. >> reporter: vallejo police are still saying they do not know who caused this. >> i think there could be. until we know for sure, we have to look at it in those terms. >> reporter: there's some criticism from some aspects of the community here for supporting the police in some officer-involved shootings recently. but police are not saying whether that might be the motivation for this fire. they're not citing any evidence whatsoever of the so-called domestic terrorism. now that there's been a second arson just down the street, the question comes up, could this just be a firebug that has absolutely no statement whatsoever to make? reporting live in vallejo, joe vazquez, cbs 5. >>> the other big story we're follow
pretenses. >> reporter: the state says no can do. >> there is no mechanism right now in state law to have us refund money to the foundation. we have reached out to them. we would like to have a conversation with them about that. we would like to keep that partnership alive. >> they have never tried to reach us and there hasn't been any email contact either. >> reporter: the briggs say the damage is done in trust and money. another $20 million that was pledged is evaporating. >> we had big donors lined up and we don't have them anymore as a result of this fiasco. >> reporter: if they can't get their refunds, the volunteer group wants a memorandum of understanding with the state that their money, the $279,000 they already wrote a check for, can only be used for henry coe state park. that was the presumption that a lot of people, allen, donated their money on. that's where nent the money to -- that's where they want the money to stay and they may need it at some point. >> the state legislature commended this group. where is the state legislature on this if there is no mechanism to refund the mo
and abortion. there is a lot of speculation after the chief justice john roberts upheld the health reform law. they have built up some capital, some goodwill and now will push the conservative agenda. >> a look at how they could impact the next agenda, allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> new reports of an american airlines flight made an emergency landing after a row of seats became underboated -- unbolted. they had to be diverted after the turbulence caused the receipts to go air -- seats went airborne. this is a major blow to that airline already struggling with bankruptcy and several delayed flights. >>> they made an emergency landing because they had smoke in the dahly. they were diverted to jacksonville and the plane was then checked out. nobody on the flight was ever in any danger. yesterday they clenched that spot since 1987. >>> a win would guarantee at least one of the wildcard spots. the a's will begin a 3 game series tonight against the texas rangers. if he can 0 land sweeps texas they win -- -- if the o's sweep texas, they win and what they don't know is who they will
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and that ever, tonight vallejo's mayor is not staying quiet after someone torched his law office over the weekend. the fbi is investigating the fire as a possible act of domestic terrorism. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez joins us in vallejo this evening. jodi, what do we have tonight? >> reporter: raj, vallejo police say they fully expect to have the fbi and atf help in this investigation. they say evidence that they pulled from mayor osby davis' office has now been sent to an atf lab. meanwhile, the mayor is finally talking about what happened here. mayor osby davis talked to reporters about the arson fire for the first time this morning. he said he does believe the torching was political. while he would not elaborate on who he believes is behind it, he certainly has had plenty of critics through the years. he has most recently taken a lot of heat for a slew of officer-involved shootings. the mayor says whoever is responsible, he is determined not to let this steer him from his profession as a lawyer or from his duties as mayor. >> although i believe that the last criminal act is part
or dig up dimes when they go to grocery stars tomorrow. a new city law goes into effect tomorrow making paper or recyclable bags your only choice. there won't be plastic bags. they will also betrayed charge shoppers ten cents for every bag they use. >> it will motivate people to be more environmentally conscious. overall i say it's a good thing. >> city leaders hope the extra charge will encourage people to carry reusable tote bags with them when they go shopping. a busy weekend for the governor, who faces a midnight deadline to face a pile of bills sitting on his desk. so far he has vetoed a measure that would have allowed judges to recognize multiple parents if it's in the best interest of a child. the governor signed the fair sentencing act for youth that will give some minors sentence to life without parole a chance to earn parole after 15 years. and a bail requiring parents who choose not to get their parents immunized to sign a statement saying they received a statement about the risks and benefits of vaccines. >> we demand and expect that governor brown will sign these bills into
that question paper or plastic anymore. beginning tomorrow at every grocery store in san francisco a new law goes on the book at midnight. it outlaws most retailers from packing merchandise into plastic bags. customers will pay ten cents for every paper or compostable bag they use. >> san francisco just keeps getting a little more expensive it sounds like. >> people want a paper bag, it's ten cents. hopefully it's not too big of a deal for them. >> city leaders hope the new law will force consumers to be more ecofriendly and carry reusable tote bags with them on shopping trips. san francisco's existing plastic bag ban applies only to chain grocery and drug stores. the new law will cover most mom and pop stores, too, as well as the national chains. >>> governor brown today is giving juveniles a second chance by saying no to a controversial therapy and denying children multiple parents. the governor signed a bill that will give some juvenile sentenced to life without parole a chance to earn it, but not before serving at least 15 years. he also approved a bill ending a type of psychotherapy mak
. the governor just signed a new law, making it harder to opt out. dr. kim mulvihill discovered there is a surprising new loophole. >> reporter: at tri-valley pediatrics, this boy is getting a flu shot. >> we definitely rely on a pediatrician as an expert. we put our son's health in his hands. >> reporter: now a new california law aims to have more parents talking to their pediatricians. >> it's definitely a step in the right direction. >> reporter: under current state law, before attending school or day care, kids are required to get certain vaccinations. parents can opt out by filing what's called a personal beliefs exemption. parents will have to talk to a licensed health practitioner. >> we want them to get real facts, not just internet, friends or family. >> reporter: dr. sam is director of pediatrics. he's surprised. at the last moment, governor jerry brown added an exception. parents with religious beliefs ruling out vaccinations don't have to jump through these hoops. this new mom thinks it's a good idea. >> the relationship with your pediatrician is a partnership. >>> o
. >>> this morning, a judge postponed the pennsylvania voter registration requirement. that law would have amade it mandatory that -- would have head it mandatory to show i.d. democrats said it was a move to help republican ditts. the republican said it was good because of voter fraud. >>> president obama and mitt romney are going through final preparations for the debate tomorrow. the president is preparing in nevada. you can watch the debate here tomorrow. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. and will be followed by a special edition of the news. >>> while president obama and governor romney are debating -- are going through debate preps, the running mates are out stomping for votes. vice president joe biden is campaigning today in north carolina. he's criticizing mitt romney for opposing policies that biden says would cut taxes for millionaires and race -- and raise them for for middle-class families. >> how they can justify this? raising taxes for the middle class that's been buried. how can they justify raising those taxes. >> ♪ >> the republican campaign has repeatedly said claims about romn
the balcony's will remain off limits in future meetings, but they did not violate any public meeting laws. ken. >> all right, kristen iowaers, ayres, thank you for that. that is not the worse thing they had to deal with. they opened up five new homicide investigations just since last night. that's right. that's when two men died in separate shootings on mcarthur boulevard. then this morning, two more men gunned down as they sat in a parked car on 72nd avenue. and this afternoon, if you can believe it, a 5th man shot to death a z he sat on his porch in east oakland. these homicides bring oakland's total for the year to 90. >>> a man described by friends and family as selfless disappeared. cbs 5 reporter, juliette goodrich on the search for eric garcia. >> reporter: i really think if he doesn't come home soon -- >> friends and family gathered in san jose to pray for 32-year- old eric garcia's safe return home. this big guy was a big heart, went missing mysteriously. >> totally out of the character for my brother. he's always there. >> he left his friend's house near vine and good year stree
:20. a christian legal group defense group is now challenging came's new law that bans therapy that tries to turn gay or lesbian teenagers straight. the conservative pacific justice institute has asked a federal judge in sacramento to rule that the law is unconstitutional. the governor signed the law on saturday. >>> california's central coast is being invaded by bugs. >> it can be really hard to find -- they can be really hard to find because they are really small. >> scientists say the bugs are taking a big bite out of broccoli, cabbage kale and -- cabbage and kale. they say the bugs look like lady bugs but can easily destroy -- destroy a crop. >>> tmz posted this video on its website between nikki minage. she's heard cursing autocarie. auditions were -- cursing mariah carey. >>> and color wie kardashian and mario lopez will be the new "x" factor -- and khloe kardashian and mario lopez will be the new judges for the "x factor." >>> you are ready for the weather? >> yes. >> it's cool. it's starting. steve is coming back. he will tell us which parts of the bay area will see dramatically cooler te
her to open her legs and other acts that law enforcement believe should have been enough for the principal to report the incident as required by law. authorities and child advocates we talk to say the notes reinforce that belief, especially since chandler was accused of molesting another child three months later. >> obviously, we believe that the notes are the most compelling evidence we have of the student reporting an obvious situation of molestation to the principal, that we believe had to be reported to law enforcement. >> for me, this is a very clear child molestation case, us a it was reported to the principal initially. >> no way you think this should have been interpreted any differently? >> i don't see no way, absolutely no way. >> reporter: the attorney for the principal did not return our calls. the evergreen school district sent us a statement, saying it takes the allegations seriously and is cooperating fully with law enforcement. live in san jose, robert handa, channel 2news. >>> san jose firefighters put out a brush fire near a homeless camp early this morn
: they have some of those new controversial voter i.d. laws and we will have a look at chief justice john roberts during my next update, allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> there could be a worldwide shortage of disposable diapers after a chemical plant that makes them was hit by an explosion. a fire and several workers were hurt on saturday. that plant makes most of the world's disposable diapers and the pressure will increase at other facilities to make up that shortfall. >> justin bieber fans saw a different side justin bieber tour over the weekend. he actually threw up on stage twice. luckily for the fans he finished the show. he tweeted a photo of himself resting up for his next tour which includes oakland. >>> they will pay tribute to police officers and firefighters. it is called blue mass and will honor first responders. a service and luncheon will be held at the antioch catholic church. it starts at 10:30 a.m. >>> they are looking to increase the only homeless services program. it offers the homeless a place to shower, eat and get some medical care. one of the founde
often in the castro. people will be surprised to know there is no state law against public nudity. >> that is right. it only deals with lewd, nude behavior, and not nudity itself. last year you might remember san francisco supervisors passed a law requiring nudists to put a towel or something down on the seat before they sit. and the man behind that measure has been pushing for new restrictions. >> on a nice day, this man enjoys baring it all. these a are the so called naked guys. >> this is a neighborhood that has limited public space and our town square is now almost every day a nudist colony. it's not okay. >> the supervisor scott weiner proposed public nudity be restricted to what he calls appropriate venues including bay to breakers, folsom street fair and the beach. he says his district, the castro has seen a skyrocketing increase in people who like to display their privates in public. this man would not divulge his name and put his clothes back on believe there's is nothing wrong with showing his assets. >> i think to be human it's to have a human body. to be ashamed of you
interest in law to tell people about this? >> we do believe genetically engineered foods are a problematic, health concerns, leads to allergies and health effects showing up in the studies that have been done. environmental problems. yesterday, the new york times had a story about the massive increases in pesticide use over the last 15 years of genetically engineered crops, tied to the crops. >> is your goal to end genetically modified foods? >> it's to give consumers the choice, that's how the market is suppose to working. we decide, voting with dollars, making choices about what we eat and feed families, about what we want in the food system. >> the bottom line for families listening, is this going to increase the cost at the grocery store? the no on campaign says yes. it's going to cost hundreds of extra dollars a year to require the labels. >> they have no evidence to back that up. we think no increased cost will come of the law, it didn't happen in europe and didn't happen when we asked for trans fats. it gives them 18 months to do it. it's a straight forward labeling law. >> yes on
. a new law goes into affect at midnight that requires almost every store in san francisco to place merchandise in a paper or compostable bag. the law requires retailers to charge you 10 cents if you use one of their bags. >> san francisco just keeps getting more expensive. >> if people want a paper bag, 10 cents. hopefully it is not too big of a deal for us. >> city leaders hope it will encourage consumers to be more eco-friendly. the new law covers stores from mom and pop stores to national chains. but the grow sheers can -- grocers can place them in plastic bags. clothing stores and dry-cleaners can wrap the garments free of charge. restaurants, bakeries and stakeout establishments are exempt until next year. >>> governor jerry brown approved or vetoed 58 bills. he approved a bill by the state senator that will give some juveniles sentenced to life in prison a chance to earn parole. the governor also said yes to a bill requiring parents who don't want their kids immunized to sign a waiver indicating they have beg educated on vaccines. he vetoed legislation allowing them to interv
francisco passed a law prohibiting grocery stores and chain pharmacies from using plastic bags. this new law bans the standard plastic bag from all retailers and it requires businesses to charge customers 10 cents for any other type of bag they give out. restaurants are exempt, but only for the next year. >>> the a's continue to thrill this season. they are one game closer to the playoffs after beating the mariners today. fans went crazy with this go-ahead homer in this eighth inning. there it goes. very nice. it has been six years since the team has been to post-season play. some fans are talking destiny. >> really exciting. they are so young. >> at the beginning of the year, just a bunch of words because they weren't going anywhere. all of a sudden they are going somewhere. >> yes, we are going somewhere. oakland dropped the number to two for clinching the number's first playoff birth since 2006. the rangers come to the final three games starting on monday with the division crown up for grabs. >>> still to come at 11:00, a south bay market just sold a winning lottery ticket. we will show y
grocery in san francisco and take it home in a bag that cost you nothing. a new law goes into affect at midnight that requires almost every store in san francisco to place merchandise in a paper or compostable bag. the law requires retailers to charge you 10 cents if you use one of their bags. >> san francisco just keeps getting more expensive. >> if people want a paper bag, 10 cents. hopefully it is not too big of a deal for us. >> city leaders hope it will encourage consumers to be more eco-friendly. the new law covers stores from mom and pop stores to national chains. but the grow sheers can -- grocers can place them in plastic bags. clothing stores and dry-cleaners can wrap the garments free of charge. restaurants, bakeries and stakeout establishments are exempt until next year. >>> governor jerry brown approved or vetoed 58 bills. he approved a bill by the state senator that will give some juveniles sentenced to life in prison a chance to earn parole. the governor also said yes to a bill requiring parents who don't want their kids immunized to sign a waiver indicating they have
and public transportation. parades, including the beta breakers run would be exempt. if it becomes law, offending nudists would be slapped with a $100 fine for the first offense and $200 for the second and $500 for the third. right now, state law does not ban public nudity. it does ban lewd public behavior. >> the silver lining, it is okay in some areas. >> yes. >> good. >>> when we come back, when is striking out a good thing? we will show you one major leaguer who did that and got a standing ovation. >>> two at-bats in seven years. it was a second chance for a baseball player injured in his one and only at bat. >> the story after a decade, adam greenberg back in the big leagues. he got hit in the head with the cubs on the first pitch that he saw. a 9-mile-an-hour fastball. it derailed his career. never got back on track. he got back to the major leagues. the marlins signed him to a one-day contract. he got a one-at bat. campaign by fans. they locked him in. he locked in his sights. that was strike two. he actually struck out, but it was a beautiful thing. >> we leave you with the oak
outsourcing in order to save money. however they just pulled out of the building to take over the milpitas law enforcement and they will allow the public to vote on whether the city should outsource police services. >> in syria, at least 31 people are dead. three car bombs exploded and it has become a major battleground area for forces. they are trying to take over bashar assad. >>> now a judge has postponed the enforcement of the voter identification law it was dismissed but they say the ruling only applies to this year's voting and is expected to take affect next year. >>> they are taking stage in denver and mitt romney and president barack obama hold their first debate. allison burns joins us live on whether president barack obama will speak first, allison? >> reporter: there will be no answers, no cheering allowed for a crowd and they asked them to get to the first question and get the last word. they are taking intense preparations and president barack obama visited hoover dam. even though it is a good way to boost his falling poll numbers they say in the end debates are more about enter
for conspiracy to distribute meth. >> today the fbi, along with our local partners conducted a number of law enforcement actions, interdictions across the san jose area. >> reporter: the fbi says its gang task force in the south bay led the operation. the agency won't say if the suspects are part of a larger organized group or gang, but agents needed help from neighboring police departments to make the arrests. >> again, i can't comment on the number of officers that were out there. but there was an appropriate number of tactical personnel, fbi s.w.a.t. personnel involved in several interdictions, in addition to numerous others across the san jose area. >> reporter: neighbors at the blossom hill apartments say they're not surprised by the early morning raid. >> i mean it's not the first time it happened before. they came. they took out some people from here, from these apartments. we don't know. we don't know why or what happened. >> reporter: sources tell us the area is populated with parolees and probationers, which is part of the reason that esa says she doesn't know any of her neighbors.
, the confrontation with the law that brought the rush hour commute to a screeching halt. >> initially i thought the cough was bronchitis. >> cleaner isn't always better. how it's making some people sick. >>> good evening. i'm dana king. >> and i'm ken bastida. jobs, taxes, health care. and big bird? yes, the first presidential debate is in the books. the consensus was that mitt romney desperately needed a strong showing. and as grace lee shows us, he pretty much delivered. >> reporter: the polls show that the former governor knocked it out of the park. 500 uncommitted voters asked who won this debate. 46% said it was romney. only 20% said the president was the victor for the night. the man who has been fighting to show that he relates to the average american this whole election cycle, 56% of those polled say they had a better opinion of the former governor now. what started out as cordial quickly became heated. >> governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 million tax cut. and he is saying that he is going to pay for it by closing loopholes in deductions. t
kyi. >>> a deadly overnight. >> why police say a fire at the mayor's private law office is an act of domestic terrorism. >>> a flood of complaints filtering in about a raid at the oakland coliseum. >>> good morning. welcome do mornings on 2. it's sunday, september 30. i'm claudine wong. >>> gets get to rosemary and a look at the sunday forecast. good morning. >> good morning you to. our major warm-up continues for your sunday afternoon. highs will be 5 to 10 to 12 degrees above yesterday's highs. at this hour sunnier skies outside our doors. less after marine layer. it's a cool start in some areas. i'll have a detail of your afternoon highs coming up. >>> in overnight news, one person is dead after a fight in san jose. just before 1:00 this morning, police were called to a disturbance in the area of monterey highway and bearle avenue. another man who may have been stabbed in the same area was transported to the hospital. officers are checking to see if the two cases are related. >>> oakland police received numerous noise complaints about a large raid. tens of thousands of people p
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for their trust, earn their support and eventually their vote. >> reporter: he is a harvard law grad, peace corps volunteer. now representing suburban boston. >> i have a decade in business, helping grow companies. >> reporter: in a debate televised sunday, he argued kennedy isn't ready and is coasting on the family coat tail. >> i don't think in any other state or district in the country people would consider you're qualified for this office. >> i have a sizable record of public service. >> reporter: joe who introduced a tribute to ted kennedy at the democratic convention. >> for my uncle teddy, politics was always about people. >> reporter: he knows his famous name comes with benefits. >> it is an advantage, i am proud of my family's history of public service. >> reporter: spanning six decades of sometimes a flawed history. jfk went to congress in '47 before the camelot days of the white house. bobby and ted served in the senate. their sons, joe and patrick, in the house. now joe's son who is on the ballot, getting a boost from his grandmother ethel. >> she has been on a number of campaign stop
, federal investigators are helping police with a fire they say was intentionally set to destroy the law offices of mayor davis. it started at 1:30 this morning in vallejo. abc7 news reporter sergio quintanna has the details. >> in there was burned out machines and crime scene tape. police say this is a fire that is more than just suspicious. >> because we suspect it is an arson and because we are characterizing this as perhaps a form of domestic terrorism, we involved the atf and the fbi. >> we were able to get a look as they were sifting through the damage. it is clear the mayor was still shaken by the fire and didn't want to say much. >> what are you feeling about all of this? >> i am not expressing my feelings. i am just telling you they are going through the investigation. we are piecing together the pieces and we will deal with what we have to deal with. >> the fire teams were able to quickly knockdown the flames when they arrived. >> heavy smoke and fire coming from the window. >> inside the office the front door and waiting area was sealed off with crime scene tape. investigators
investigators are helping police with a fire they say was intentionally set to destroy the law offices of mayor davis. it started at 1:30 this morning in vallejo. abc7 news reporter sergio quintanna has the details. >> in there was burned out machines and crime scene tape. police say this is a fire that is more than just suspicious. >> because we suspect it is an arson and because we are characterizing this as perhaps a form of domestic terrorism, we involved the atf and the fbi. >> we were able to get a look as they were sifting through the damage. it is clear the mayor was still shaken by the fire and didn't want to say much. >> what are you feeling about all of this? >> i am not expressing my feelings. i am just telling you they are going through the investigation. we are piecing together the pieces and we will deal with what we have to deal with. >> the fire teams were able to quickly knockdown the flames when they arrived. >> heavy smoke and fire coming from the window. >> inside the office the front door and waiting area was sealed off with crime scene tape. investigators say this is wher
law in effect forcing retailers to charge shoppers who need a store bag. sue thompson is live at the safeway to explain. >> reporter: good morning. today saturday if you shop in san francisco do not bring your own bag, you will have to pay more. a new ordinance goes into effect today. essentially, what it means is that stores will begin charging kursten cents for -- will begin charging customers, 10 cents for each bag all retailers, department and clothing stores you have to take your own bag into the stores when shopping. restaurants and bakeries are exempt for now. san francisco city says it is a move to get people to be more environmental friendly and get stores to stop using plastic. according to this ordinance stores can only offer paper or compostable plastic bags for customers itch not everyone is happy this is controversial. save the plastic baaco says it is not fair and not a nice way to -- others say it is only an extra 10 cents. >> people want a paper bag, 10 cents, hopefully, it is not too big of a deal. >> reporter: san francisco is a big leader in banning plastic
. it features a woman in addition to boy. women appear infrequently across saudi arabia. strict laws require women to cover most of their bodies in public. >> carolyn: we want to share very cool images. our photographer capres she is going shots of dolphins ridg the waves north of half moon bay. you can see they seem to be enjoying the surf today. it was especially warm out there. we can see why. >> dan: warm weather and still steamy in many parts of the bay area. >> we're in for a mild to warm night. a as we head into tomorrow, i want to show you a photo. this was sent to us by a viewer. bay farm island in alameda. you can see the sun was glowing there was absolutely gorgeous. hot day today and we are headed for another hot one as we head into tomorrow. get ready for that as we check out right now, live doppler 7 hd. you'll see what is happening. there is a few clouds out there. not anything in the form of fog, but higher clouds, well off the coastline. we're not expecting any fog anytime soon. clear and mild tonight. warm to hot tomorrow and much cooler weather is headed our way for the re
and lesbian teens straight. governor brown signed the bill. the governor and the law supporters say the therapies cause psychological harm. >>> syria's president visited the capital city to witness fighting going on today. the video was posted on anti asad's troops. they haven't been able to crush the rubbles there. there are also reports that assad has ordered 30,000 more troops into battle. >>> it's a sight some didn't expect to see in oakland this time of year. the rush is on for a's play off tickets. the one factor that could still be holding some fans back. >> and a millionaire getting jobless benefits. an investigation uncovers just how many people fall into this category and what's being done to try and reverse it. w i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high pr
into investigate a fire in vallejo that they say could be a case of domestic terrorism. the fire burned the law offices of the mayor of vallejo, and a investigators are trying to figure out who might want to target the mayor and why. nbc bay area's monte francis has the latest on the investigation for us from vallejo. monte? >> reporter: well, diane, good evening. you can see behind me that the building has been all boarded up. the building is considered a total loss, although some of the contents were salvaged. agents from the fbi and the atf are expected to join this investigation some time tomorrow. when vallejo mayor osby davis saw the magnitude of the damage to the law office he shares with michael thompson, the mayor couldn't help but shed a few tears. davis later told the vallejo times herald to say he is upset would be an understatement. the fire was reported at about 1:30 saturday morning at the small office building on tuolumne street across from the solano superior court. investigators think someone set the fire intentionally. >> a suspicious fire at this time, it's under investigati
say the law targets the homeless. >>> they are on strike. they walked off the job just a couple of minutes ago and it is a strike that will last a couple of hours. hundreds of replacement nurses have been hired. the urgent care centers will be closed today because of that strike. the hospital and nurses they are at odds over overtime issues, nights and on call pay as well as health benefits. >>> this resumes in san francisco. 50,000 people are expected to attend. ceo larry ellison will be there and the conference runs through thursday how is the come might. >> i want mention we have a little bit of breaking news and i will teletake you to vallejo, a house fire in vallejo. this is el comino royal. a 3 alarm house fire. there are reports inside the house people didn't get out and one thing we do know is a crew is not affecting the major roads but certainly affecting some of the streets there they are looking good with no major problem but that's a nice looking drive getting into san francisco. >> let's go to steve. >>> we'll see 60s 70s and 80s for many. i have been looking all th
for the san rafael city council to approve a strict new antismoking law. >> the only person who spoke against it believes that it was it wasn't strict enough. >> reporter: even this smoker is for it. >> i don't mind the laws at all. you know, just because people smoke doesn't mean it's fair for other people who don't want to smoke, the secondhand smoke. >> reporter: the ordinance bans smoking in apartments, condos, parks, all sidewalks and pedestrian areas downtown, bus stops, restaurant patios, and even cautions against actors smoking on stage. one smoker says it's illogical. >> it's ludicrous. just because they are still selling tobacco and all the smoke shops and all the stores. >> reporter: the city says its goal is to improve public health and reduce litter. and litter is a big issue. in two months, one group collected 230,000 cigarette butts which is why they won't ban ashtrays. it's okay to smoke on a sidewalk if you are walking. you just can't stay in one place. >> we're hoping that it's a self-enforced -- that people will ask others to put out their cigarettes. our goal is not to hav
their meeting early. because of it, they placed a new laws. once you're in you're not allowed to go back and out. that's the problem going on right here. we go back out here live. you can see there are dozensover people out here very angry asking for justice, asking for peace. blufford's family is inside, we're going to go back in there and you can see there's quite a few police officers out here and a lot of people out here very angry asking for justice. we of course will stay on top of this and bring you cut-ins ins throughout the remaining part of the show. david stevenson. >>> police told us a man was found shot to death. and the angle of the bullet wound indicates it was a drive by shooting. there's no more information at this point. >>> police say about 6:00 this morning two young men were shot and killed inside a mini van on 77th avenue by another man who walked up to their vehicle. investigators say there was some sort of altercation and that man that walked up to that vehicle opened fire. relatives identified one victim at 23-year-old robert dell who was the father of a 2-year-old child
, the juvenile law courtroom will close, its cases moved to the main courthouse in martinez in the central part of the county. the same thing will happen in pittsburg when its juvenile and family crooms -- courtrooms go dark. she heads the county bar association. >> the folks with the least amount of income, least access to public transportation, and the least amount of resources of anybody else in the county and yet they're being made to take the brunt of these budget cuts. >> lawyer darren kepler's office is in richmond and believes the cuts violate the law. >> when the changes to a court are done in a mapper -- manner where people are deprived of their ability to have justice, it's taking away their constitutional right to access. >> sean hamilton is an unemployed college student who has a child custody case in richmond's juvenile court. like many residents affected by the court cuts, he has no car. hamilton now lives in oakland, which is a fairly quick 30-minute trip by b.a.r.t. but when the court closes here, hamilton will have to take b.a.r.t. from oakland to del mort day, then a bus to m
, where the minorities and poorest of the residents live. in richmond, the juvenile law courtroom will close, its cases moved to the main courthouse in martinez in the central part of the county. the same thing will happen in pittsburg when its juvenile and family crooms -- courtrooms go dark. she heads the county bar association. >> the folks with the least amount of income, least access to public transportation, and the least amount of resources of anybody else in the county and yet they're being made to take the brunt of these budget cuts. >> lawyer darren kepler's office is in richmond and believes the cuts violate the law. >> when the changes to a court are done in a mapper -- manner where people are deprived of their ability to have justice, it's taking away their constitutional right to access. >> sean hamilton is an unemployed college student who has a child custody case in richmond's juvenile court. like many residents affected by the court cuts, he has no car. hamilton now lives in oakland, which is a fairly quick 30-minute trip by b.a.r.t. but when the court closes here
that's good for business. but supporters say this law targets the homeless. >>> nurses at santa rosa memorial hospital are on strike. nurses walked off the job just a couple of hours ago at 5:00 a.m. in a strike that is scheduled to last 24 hours. the hospital says hundreds of replacement nurses have been hired and the hospital will stay open. but urgent care centers will be closed today due to the strike. the hospital and nurses are at odds over odds of oncall -- over pay and benefits. investigators say a person who opened fire on a dodge charger on sunday was targeting that car. police say there may have been trouble between the two vehicles before several miles. three people were shot. one is still in the hospital and police are still looking for anyone who may have witnessed the shooting. >>> 7:19. well, police advising everyone, think carefully about your halloween costumes. this after a dangerous traffic stop that happened in san mateo. yesterday morning, police pulled a man over on east fourth avenue. they noticed he was wearing a gas mask. he also had a grenade that was later
ahead of the big monthly report. >>> the california law being challenged by sex offenders. what it has to do with halloween. i moved to new york to work in fashion. so i had to look the part. t.j.maxx is such a great place cause i know when i go in there, i'm gonna score. they've got such great deals on all my favorite brands. fashion direct from designers. savings direct to you. t.j.maxx. >>> stocks opening higher on wall street following an encouraging report on the labor market and better sales from retail chains, retailers reported september sales that came in ahead of estimates. a live look, the dow up 85, the nasdaq up 8, s&p up 9. >>> the number of americans filing for first time unemployment benefits rose to 367,000 last week, up 4000 from the week before, but it is still fewer than the 370,00 economists had forecast. >>> california's jobless number dropped by more than 13,000 after fewer layoffs in the service tech tore than the week before. tomorrow the big monthly unemployment number comes out. it is expected to go up slightly from the current 8.1% nationally. >>> jet blue i
, constitutional law professor. >> both. because to win, because he's competitive, he needs to be cool. he knows that. that's the one overriding concern presented to him by his advisers. don't freak out. don't get anxious. don't get publicly visibly irritable. >> a lot of people support mitt romney over the weekend on the sunday talk shows were saying he has to be very aggressive. he really has to take it to the president. >> well, what happens in presidential debates is you have two fundamental goals as the candidate. drive your message and knock your opponent off his. and so to knock the president off his message the romney campaign knows governor romney has to be unrelenting. >> romney has an op-ed talking about his view on foreign policy. there seems to be some question within the romney camp as to whether they should even be talking about foreign policy. >> this has been an ongoing debate since the libya crisis. and in the immediate hours after that when governor romney stepped into this, his advisers said we're going to begin to prosecute this larger. if you look at that op-ed, it's not ju
saudi arabia. strict laws require women to cover most of their bodies in public. >> carolyn: we want to share very cool images. our photographer captures she is going shots of dolphins riding the waves north of half moon bay. you can see they seem to be enjoying the surf today. it was especially warm out there. we can see why. >> dan: warm weather and still steamy in many parts of the bay area. >> we're in for a mild to warm night. a as we head into tomorrow, i want to show you a photo. this was sent to us by a viewer. bay farm island in alameda. you can see the sun was glowing there was absolutely gorgeous. hot day today and we are headed for another hot one as we head into tomorrow. get ready for that as we check out right now, live doppler 7 hd. you'll see what is happening. there is a few clouds out there. not anything in the form of fog, but higher clouds, well off the coastline. we're not expecting any fog anytime soon. clear and mild tonight. warm to hot tomorrow and much cooler weather is headed our way for the rest of the week. you'll see the changes that are coming. let's t
the claims, so there's no way for consumers to know if the claims are truthful. >> reporter: federal law classifies them as food, not drugs. products are required to be safe, but the fda only monitors them after they're on the market. when it comes to proof, supplement makers are only required to say research has been done. they are not required to show it to the fda. the natural products association issued a statement saying "this small sample of supplements shouldn't smear the entire industry." the investigators looked at 127 supplements claiming to help with weight loss. none met the fda's recommendations for proving the products work. >>> fleet week arrives in dramatic fashion. [ crowd noise ] >> a navy hover craft came ashore at ocean beach this morning. the 60's-ton l-cat can be used to deliver heavy equipment in a disaster. it plied a role in the days after hurricane katrina. events that will create grik this weekend. the america' >>> fleet week is just one of the events that will create gridlock this weekend. the america's cup series continues in san francisco bay, and the hardly
your plan does is to duplicate what is already the law. >> the president's responses did not pin romney to what he said during the primaries and the republican nominee was able to reframe his positions. >> we are not going to get rid of all regulation. you have to have regulation. and there are some parts that make all the sense in the world. >> where romney was the weakest was the specific points. >> at some point the american people have to ask themselves is the reason go governor romney is keeping all of these plans to replace secret because they are too good? >> but time and again, romney had the last word. >> you know what, i have to respond to that. it is my experience as a governor is if i come in and lay down a piece of legislation and say it is my way or the highway, that will get a lot done. >> romney's stock is up 28 rs. the president's stock fell 10%. it is pretty clear that romney had more energy and was in more control of the evening. the biggest loser? jim lehrer. >> a lot of people said that. that is just round one. more to come. >> voters on both sides turned out at vie
is already the law. >> the president's responses did not pin romney to what he said during the primaries and the republican nominee was able to reframe his positions. >> we are not going to get rid of all regulation. you have to have regulation. and there are some parts that make all the sense in the world. >> where romney was the weakestas thepecific poin. >>t some pntthe amerin ople have tosk themselves is the reason go governor romney is keeping all of these plans to replace secret because they are too good? >> but time and again, romney had the last word. >> you know what, i have to respond to that. it is my experience as a governor is if i come in and lay down a piece of legislation and say it is my way or the highway, that will get a lot done. >> romney's stock is up 28 rs. the president's stock fell 10%. it is pretty clear that romney had more energy and was in more control of the evening. the biggest loser? jim lehrer. >> a lot of people said that. that is just round one. more to come. >> voters on both sides turned out at viewing parties around the bay area to watch the presiden
: what your plan does is duplicate what already law. >> reporter: the president's responses did not pin romney to what he said during the prime reese and he was able to reframe his positions. >> you have to have regulation there's some parts of dodd-frank that make sense. >> reporter: where romney was weakest was in specifics. the president aid that point many >> the president: at some point the american people have to ask is the reason governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret, because they are too good? >> reporter: tom time and again romney had last word. >> i have to -- >> i have to respond which is my experience as a governor, if i come in and lay down a piece of legislation and say it is my way or the highway, i don't get a lot done. >> that was political reporter mark matthews. if you missed the debate you can see it by going to abc7news.com. >>> next debate a week from today in danville, kentucky. vice president biden and congressman ryan face off. abc 7 will air the debate live. >>> 4:35, san francisco archdiocese will install a new archbishop this afternoon.
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